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Alerts

Kahn Academy Offers College Admissions Tips

Kahn Academy Offers College Admissions Tips

on December 16, 2014 in Alerts

Kahn Academy is now offering excellent information on many aspects of college admissions, from early high school planning to the financial aid process.

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Deadlines

Financial Aid Update

Financial Aid Update

on December 16, 2014 in Paying for College, Test Deadlines

Now is a good time for families to check all financial aid deadlines and requirements on each college’s financial aid website. Cappex is offering a free online session: The Financial Aid + FAFSA 101 , December 17th, at 4 p.m. PST, and recordings are available if registration is made tomorrow.

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Events

Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

on October 17, 2014 in Events & Workshops

The NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair will be held at Seattle Center on October 28th. Register online here before the fair and avoid the lines.

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Applications

Reflections of Denison University President Adam Weinberg on Students, Parents, Institutions, and Pricing

Reflections of Denison University President Adam Weinberg on Students, Parents, Institutions, and Pricing

on December 15, 2014 in Application Process, Selecting Your College

The new president of Denison University, Adam Weinberg, presented at this year’s IECA conference in Florida. His session, “Reflections of a New College President on Students, Parents, Institutions, and Pricing” provided food for thought with regard to the future of higher education. He cited the results of a recent study performed for Denison—college tours all […]

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Heading to college

Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and Their Parents

Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and Their Parents

on June 4, 2013 in Heading to College

Sue Luse, an independent educational consultant, has provided some excellent tips for students heading to college and their families in the IECA blog.

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Paying for college

Excellent Video on Searching for Merit and Financial Aid Awards

Excellent Video on Searching for Merit and Financial Aid Awards

on October 17, 2014 in Alerts, Paying for College

Here is an excellent video by Lynn O’Shaughnessy explaining the use of CollegeData.com to research various college merit and financial aid awards.

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Admissions

Pacific Northwest Regional Admissions Counselors Program

Pacific Northwest Regional Admissions Counselors Program

I recently was invited to attend a counselor lunch hosted by eleven colleges from around the country. The admissions representatives for these institutions are based in the Northwest and provide support for students interested in applying. I have included some key updates from each institution. Dominican University of California Located on 80 acres in the […]

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Internships

Summer is Around the Corner

Summer is Around the Corner

Here are some terrific tips on how to make the most of summer, but I would add some time to relax! Quest University Scholars Program at this beautiful campus near Whistler, BC. Several offerings at the Western Washington University campus A few offerings are still open at the University of Washington Cornish College of the […]

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